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Rounding up the Raider A Naval Story of the Great War   By: (1876-1959)

Rounding up the Raider A Naval Story of the Great War by Percy F. Westerman

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[Frontispiece: DENBIGH AND HIS COMPANIONS ARE RESCUED BY A MONITOR Page 207. Frontispiece ]

ROUNDING UP

THE RAIDER

A Naval Story of the Great War

BY

PERCY F. WESTERMAN

Author of "The Fight for Constantinople" "Sea Scouts All" &c. &c.

Illustrated by E. S. Hodgson

BLACKIE & SON LIMITED

LONDON AND GLASGOW

1916

By Percy F. Westerman

Haunted Harbour. His Unfinished Voyage. Midshipman Webb's Treasure Winged Might. Captain Flick. Tireless Wings. His First Ship. The Red Pirate. The Call of the Sea. Standish of the Air Police. Sleuths of the Air. Andy All Alone. The Westow Talisman. The White Arab. The Buccaneers of Boya. Rounding up the Raider. Captain Fosdyke's Gold. In Defiance of the Ban. The Senior Cadet. The Amir's Ruby. The Secret of the Plateau. Leslie Dexter, Cadet. All Hands to the Boats. A Mystery of the Broads. Rivals of the Reef. Captain Starlight. On the Wings of the Wind. Captain Blundell's Treasure. The Third Officer. Unconquered Wings. Pat Stobart in the "Golden Dawn". Ringed by Fire. Midshipman Raxworthy. Chums of the "Golden Vanity". Clipped Wings. Rocks Ahead. King for a Month. The Disappearing Dhow. The Luck of the "Golden Dawn". The Salving of the "Fusi Yama". Winning his Wings. The Good Ship "Golden Effort". East in the "Golden Gain". The Quest of the "Golden Hope". The Wireless Officer. The Submarine Hunters. The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge. With Beatty off Jutland. The Dispatch Riders. A Cadet of the Mercantile Marine. With the Last of the Buccaneers. A Lively Bit of the Front.

The Westerman Omnibus Book

Printed in Great Britain by Blackie & Son, Ltd., Glasgow

Contents

CHAP.

I. THE CAPTURED LINER II. THE LAST OF THE NICHI MARU III. ON BOARD THE RAIDER IV. THREATENED V. THE PURSUIT OF THE PELIKAN VI. THE DECOY VII. FOILED BY A COLLIER VIII. REINFORCEMENTS IX. THE MIDNIGHT LANDING X. THE LAGOON XI. DENBIGH'S PLAN XII. A PERILOUS JOURNEY XIII. NOCTURNAL INVESTIGATIONS XIV. A NEGLECTED WARNING XV. ARMSTRONG'S PART XVI. THE DISASTER TO THE MYRA XVII. A BID FOR FREEDOM XVIII. DISAPPOINTMENT XIX. "OUR LUCK'S OUT" XX. ADRIFT IN THE INDIAN OCEAN XXI. VON ECKENSTEIN'S SURPRISE XXII. THE MONITORS IN ACTION XXIII. HOW THE PELIKAN SURRENDERED XXIV. THE LANDING PARTY XXV. ACCOUNTED FOR

Illustrations

DENBIGH AND HIS COMPANIONS ARE PICKED UP BY A MONITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece

"BY JOVE!" EJACULATED O'HARA. "SHE MUST BE ONE OF OUR MONITORS"

THE 'LOG' WAS A HEALTHY SPECIMEN OF A CROCODILE

"UNLESS THE GERMAN ENSIGN is HAULED DOWN ON BOARD THE PELIKAN WITHIN AN HOUR, I OPEN FIRE"

ROUNDING UP THE RAIDER

CHAPTER I

The Captured Liner

"Fifteen days more and then Old England once again!" exclaimed Frank Denbigh.

"And bonnie Scotland for me!" added Charlie Stirling.

"You'll not be forgettin' 'tis Ould Oireland I'm bound for," remonstrated Pat O'Hara, purposely dropping into the brogue.

The three chums had just been reading the "miles made good" announcement that, printed in English and Japanese, was daily exhibited in various parts of S.S. Nichi Maru .

"Hostile submarines permitting," remarked Denbigh with a laugh, after he had taken good care that no lady passengers were within earshot.

"Rot!" ejaculated Stirling. "We've cleared them out of the Channel pretty well. It's part of the work of the British Navy under "

"Stop it!" interrupted O'Hara good humouredly. "I know what you were going to say: that old tag from the Articles of War. I propose that every time the word submarine is mentioned by anyone of us while on board this vessel the delinquent shall be suitably punished as soon as the sun's over the fore yard... Continue reading book >>




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